Weekend Reading – Great TFSAs, Super Bowl, retirement rules, and more #moneystuff
Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition – where I share some of my favourite articles from the week that was across the personal finance and investing blogosphere.
These were my posts from the past week:
What are your 2018 predictions? Here are mine!
Watching the Super Bowl this weekend? On the subject of predictions I predict along with some great new commercials the Patriots will win 34-21 even though I want the Eagles to prevail. I like cheering for the underdog and besides, Brady has enough rings. Maybe the Eagles can pull out an upset?
All the best and see you here next week for a book giveaway – stay tuned!
Enjoy these articles!
Retire Happy covered some retirement rules of thumb.
The big rule that got tested was the 4% rule – can you “safely” withdraw $40,000 per year and increase it every year by inflation from a $1 million portfolio?
(That would give most 60-somethings upwards of $60,000-$70,000 per year in retirement income, when you add in income from CPP and OAS.) You can read about when to take your CCP here.
Here are some money strategies Canadian Budget Binder used to kill debt.
Freedom Thirty Five Blog shared some ideas on predicting the next recession.
The Blunt Bean Counter recommends continually learning.
This is what can happen when mental models fail – when it comes to your finances.
From my library…
These are my personal finance rules of thumb.
With “RRSP season” approaching, it’s good time to review how to build a fat RRSP nest egg.
Have a great weekend!